24 04, 2018

Drone Hire in Dorset

By |2020-01-07T22:19:03+00:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Made famous by the television series Broadchurch in recent years, Dorset’s Jurassic Coast is one of the most stunning in the UK. Harbour Cliff Beach featured heavily in the series, and it’s not the only one worth a visit. Another iconic view is Lulworth Cove with it’s stunning cliffs and famous Durdle Door arch. It’s not surprising that drone hire in Dorset is a growing market.  As well as the tourist trade, drone hire in Dorset is popular for roof inspections, building surveys and insurance claim validation work. Using a drone for this type of work is [...]

24 04, 2018

Drone Hire in Devon

By |2020-01-06T14:56:08+00:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sandy beaches, fossil cliffs and national parks make Devon one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations. If the weather could be guaranteed, many people would be happy to holiday here rather than travel abroad. Home to The English Riviera – a series of picturesque harbour towns including Paignton, Brixham and Torquay – Devon has everything from five star hotels to budget self-catering holiday lets. Drone hire in Devon is in high demand. Photographers who have captured the beauty of the scenery from the ground are now able to shoot from an aerial perspective. Beaches, lakes [...]

17 04, 2018

HOW TO TELL IF A DRONE PILOT IS THE REAL DEAL

By |2020-01-06T14:58:03+00:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Use this checklist to ensure the pilot(s) you are hiring for paid work are operating within the law, they have a current permission and are properly insured to fly drones.  PfCO Certificate: Check the name matches and it is in date. Any professional operator will have this available to show you – and will be happy to do so. Be sure to check the expiry date on page two. Ask them what their CAA licence number is, and look it up to check it’s validity in this document. Be sure to have sight of the actual certificate and check expiry [...]

13 04, 2018

Drone hire in Cornwall

By |2020-01-06T15:03:11+00:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With it’s sandy beaches and beautiful countryside it’s no wonder that Cornwall is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK. Surveys by Cornish Countryside, The National Trust and the Forestry Commission all indicate that visitor numbers have steadily increased since 2014, and this looks set to continue. Not surprisingly, interest in drone hire in Cornwall is also increasing. If you’re looking to enjoy some fun flying on Cornwall’s beaches, a basic toy model may be all you need. It won’t fly far or for long with limited battery life, but as a taster [...]

13 04, 2018

Drone hire in Cambridgeshire

By |2020-09-09T11:06:20+01:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones – also known Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – are now being used in a wide range of commercial applications. From agriculture to construction, drones use state of the art technology to reduce costs and speed up processes like surveying and inspections. Whatever your needs, Drone Safe Register have pilots available for drone hire in Cambridgeshire and across the UK. Drones have received a lot of bad press in recent months, but 99% of owners in the UK act responsibly and follow guidelines set out by the Civil Aviation Authority. Stories of near misses with manned [...]

20 03, 2018

Drone Photography in London

By |2020-01-06T12:48:08+00:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone photography of London is a fantastic way to capture the familiar sights and landmarks of our capital city. Shots of the Thames, the London Eye and The Tower of London are instantly recognisable. The centre of London’s skyline is changing rapidly as impressive new buildings are erected, and they make a great subject for aerial photography. The use of drones in congested areas is heavily regulated, and the rules are particularly tight in London. The presence of London City Airport, high volumes of local helicopter traffic and concerns over terrorism are just some of the [...]

14 03, 2018

Drone Filming Companies

By |2020-01-07T21:33:57+00:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone filming companies have been around for a few years, but the recent boom in the industry has seen hundreds of new ones appearing. Some specialise in specific types of work such as film production for film and television, and others use their unmanned aircraft for a range of jobs. A search on Google will bring up a list of hundreds of drone filming companies in the UK, and it can be confusing if you want to book one. Here are some tips for finding the best one for the work you need. Does the company [...]

6 07, 2017

UNSAFE DRONE PILOT WALKS AWAY WITH FINE AND DRONE CONFISCATION

By |2020-01-06T11:00:07+00:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In the same week that Gatwick Airport, the busiest runway in the world, is disrupted by an unsafe drone pilot leading to runways being closed and 4 flights being diverted; a 37 year old walks away from court with a minor fine for committing 15 dangerous drone offences that put the public at severe risk. Read the Full Article Here The drone offences relate to four unsafe flights that took place between December 2016 and January 2017.  Mr Smith’s conviction at Leamington Spa Magistrates Court resulted in a £259 fine with £30 surcharge and £185 costs imposed. An order to retain the [...]

20 06, 2017

Summer Drone Hire

By |2020-01-06T09:28:00+00:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This summer, Drone Safe Register  requests anybody looking to hire a drone operator, please hire a safe and legal pilot to be sure that your drone activity is conducted safely. Let’s be very clear, we are not aiming this at anybody flying their drone for fun or as a hobby.  This is solely aimed at those receiving PAYMENT for their drone work and who are operating without CAA / IAA approvals. Anybody operating a drone commercially without insurance and approval from the CAA / IAA is breaking the law.  This is not acceptable.  The simple solution is to ensure [...]

5 06, 2017

Drone Safe Register Partners with Coverdrone

By |2020-01-06T09:31:46+00:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register (DSR) is delighted to announce that we have partnered exclusively with Coverdrone. Andrew Heath, Director at Coverdrone,  “We have been very impressed with the growth of DSR since it’s formation and the reputation they have established as a professional partner helping organisations stay within the law by hiring qualified and insured drone operators across the UK.” Mark Boyt founder of DSR, “We are delighted to be partnering with Coverdrone, the UK’s market leaders in commercial drone insurance.  Many of our members commercially insure their drones through Coverdrone and we have received lots of positive feedback [...]

28 04, 2017

Changes to our payment system

By |2020-01-06T09:38:30+00:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We are making some changes to our membership payment system and you can now pay yearly or six monthly. DSR is the UK’s leading marketed drone hire directory website. We make the process of finding and hiring a legal drone pilot quick and easy.  We heavily market the site using social networking platforms and Google AdWords.  We are highly ranked on Google. DSR provides a searchable national database and digital map of trained, qualified and insured drone pilots who are available for hire. We currently have more than 250 members providing exceptional drone hire coverage in the UK. [...]

26 02, 2017

Drone Hire Made Easy

By |2020-01-11T02:05:51+00:00February 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

DSR is the UK’s largest drone hire and specialist camera services website. We proudly market the nation’s top drone professionals who are all Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) qualified and insured to carry out commercial drone work. Each week DSR publishes a weekly news blog to keep our members and the wider drone community up to date with industry related news. We aim to keep both professional and drone hobby readers informed with the UK’s latest drone news, laws and regulations.  We hope that our blogs inform both hobby and professional drone users.  We recognise people that [...]

5 02, 2017

DRONES ARE BECOMING ACCEPTED PRACTICE

By |2020-01-06T08:47:33+00:00February 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In little less than three years the number of professional drone pilots with CAA permissions has grown significantly. This new wave of qualified pilots (who simply didn’t exist five years ago) is leading the way in which drones can be used to save time and improve efficiency. With more and more businesses and sectors realising the benefits of drones, 2017 is expected to see more drone hire than ever.  DSR discusses some of the UK’s sectors that are embracing drones: Film / TV We are not using it as a drone. That is completely the wrong [...]

22 12, 2016

DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT DRONE REGISTRATION

By |2020-01-06T08:53:28+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Where to register my Drone? Yesterday, the Department for Transport released new plans to ensure safe drone practise and to protect the public.  Measures released for consultation include (21 December 2016) Mandatory Registration of new drones Tougher penalties for illegal flying near no-fly zones and new signs for no-fly zones at sensitive sites such as airports and prisons Making drones electronically identifiable so the owner’s details can be passed to police if they are spotted breaking the law The consultation will also consider whether there is a need for a new criminal offence for misuse of drones. Current regulations [...]

11 12, 2016

DRONE DIRECTORY UPDATE FOR MEMBERS

By |2020-01-06T08:56:42+00:00December 11th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week Drone Safe Register is delighted to update members on a number of exciting developments including: DSR Premium Stock Site –On track for New Year Launch The DSR 2016 Drone Hire Awards Update DSR’s attendance at the Drone Show 2016 DSR Membership is growing…so is our membership marketing With less than 2 weeks until Christmas, have a read of the DSR Christmas Blog DSR’s Twelve Days of Christmas What DSR is doing this week DSR Premium Stock Site DSR is pleased to inform our members that in a matter of weeks we will be emailing [...]

2 12, 2016

DRONE SAFE REGISTER DECEMBER MEMBER UPDATE

By |2020-01-06T08:58:10+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s been a very busy week with many new pro member registrations.  We have new members joining from all corners of Britain. As the Drone Safe Register grows so do our marketing plans. Our new stock footage website remit is with our web developers.  DSR is excited to update our members that the site is taking shape and is on track for launch in the New Year. Anybody looking to buy aerial footage will be able to log on and purchase legally shot aerial imagery.  Production Companies, producers, editors, design agencies will have the peace of [...]

27 11, 2016

ARPAS Member Offer

By |2020-01-06T09:00:37+00:00November 27th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

ARPAS members can save £50 by joining Drone Safe Register for a limited time only. Drone Safe Register is now running a reduced membership offer to all Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems UK (ARPAS-UK) members until the 31st December 2016. If you are a current ARPAS member and would like to see MORE earnings for 2017, a warm welcome awaits you. Not only will you feature on our marketed digital map for the next 12 months,  you will also have access to our new stock footage website launching January 2017. You will be able to sell and get paid instantly with the DSR [...]

24 11, 2016

DRONESAFE – UK THE CAA & NATS PROMOTE DRONE SAFETY

By |2020-01-06T09:09:04+00:00November 24th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We are delighted to report that today, the UK Civil Aviation Authority and NATS have launched a new website to help promote drone safety called Drone Safe. The new Drone Safe ‘Dronecode’ website has advice for users on how to operate UAV’s safely and has been set up following a spate of near-misses with planes which we keep seeing within the UK news headlines. These included an incident in July,when an Airbus A320 had a “very near-miss” with a drone near the Shard in central London. One reported stated that, The pilot, who was approaching Heathrow with 165 passengers [...]

14 10, 2016

The Positive Uses of Drones

By |2020-01-06T09:20:19+00:00October 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week Drone Safe Register (DSR) explores the amazing applications in which drones (UAVs) are used. Commercial drone usage spans so many different business types and industry sectors.  Drones are entering a new era. The driving force behind drone technology is increasing efficiency, increasing safety and doing so at lower costs. According to Goldman Sachs research, the global commercial drone industry is set to evolve into a $100 billion market by 2020. Right before our very eyes drones are game changing just about every business and industry sector. We hear a lot of negative press associated with drones from near [...]

30 09, 2016

DRONE HIRE COMPANY SHOWREELS

By |2020-01-07T23:01:20+00:00September 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week Drone Safe Register (DSR) discusses the importance of a show reel to effectively market your drone business. We explore, what makes an outstanding drone show reel. We’ll show you some of our member’s show reels and video examples that caught our eye! And we’ll provide some top tips to create a show reel that will help you secure future aerial work. DSR is a drone hire website marketing legal drone pilots which are available for hire within the UK.  Our register is a busy platform because we have made it very easy to find & hire a professional [...]